Lifestyle

Body Weight and the Immune System

Posted: Nov 12 in Lifestyle by

Research shows a compelling relationship between obesity and the human immune system. The strength of this link helps explain why it is so difficult for some people to lose weight, even after repeated attempts to exercise and eat healthy. Learn about the immune system’s role in the body’s metabolism and what you can do to maintain a healthy weight. [Read more]

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5 Mental Tips to Achieve Your Weight Loss Goals

Posted: Sep 17 in Lifestyle by

The most important aspect of creating a weight loss plan is to create lasting behavioral changes. This includes changing your diet to include more healthy whole foods, while also including more physical activity and stretches into your daily routine. [Read more]

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How to Break Bad Habits Forever

Posted: Sep 10 in Lifestyle by

Everyone has at least one bad habit they would love to get rid of. However, who didn’t try breaking a bad habit, only to relapse after a few days, or a week? Don’t worry, there is still a chance: here are some pointers on how to break a bad habit forever.  [Read more]

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Uplifting Ways to Welcome the Day

Posted: Aug 06 in Lifestyle by

Do you have a spring in your step and a smile on your face in the morning? No? Then you might be bad tempered because you don’t feel great. Perhaps tiredness and stress greet you when you wake. If so, the next twenty-four hours have gotten off to a bad start. You can change the way you begin the day, though, and learn to rise like a breath of fresh air rather than under a storm cloud. [Read more]

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5 Ways to Burn Calories Without Noticing

Posted: Jul 16 in Lifestyle by

Weight loss follows the simple principle of “Calories in, calories out”, meaning that as long as you burn more calories than you ingest, you will lose weight. Bodies already burn calories just by breathing and moving about daily, but to speed up the weight loss process, people need to exercise. Most people associate burning calories and exercise with strenuous activities, which are turn-offs. If you too consider exercise a burden, perhaps this article can change your mind. Here are five ways to burn calories, without even thinking about doing it.  [Read more]

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5 Ways to Increase Lung Capacity and Improve Breathing

Posted: Jul 02 in Lifestyle by

Lung capacity typically starts to decrease as you approach your late twenties, leading to reduced lung function that gradually worsens as you age. Chronic lung conditions, such as COPD (chronic obstructive pulmonary disease), can further reduce lung function, making it more difficult to breathe. Taking steps to increase your lung capacity helps to improve breathing and protect your lungs. [Read more]

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How to Find the Right Weight Loss Program for You

Posted: Jun 11 in Lifestyle by

Losing weight isn’t easy. Neither is finding a good weight loss program. There are a lot of them out there and they use a lot of different approaches and gimmicks. How can you pick the right weight loss program for you? It’s just a matter of doing your homework and asking the right questions. [Read more]

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7 Healthy Things You Do Naturally

Posted: Jun 04 in Lifestyle by

It’s disconcerting to hear about the myriad of ways you might inadvertently harm your health. More and more are mentioned by the media each day. Never mind though; the odds are you carry out at least seven healthy behaviors. [Read more]

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Weight Loss: 5 Tricks to Boost Your Progress

Posted: May 14 in Lifestyle by

One of the most difficult obstacles to overcome when losing weight is the natural loss of motivation over time. It’s important to make manageable goals that you can keep up with every day. Making small changes in your daily life can help you fight discouragement and propel your weight loss. [Read more]

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Hate Working Out? Here Are Five Tips For Exercising Anyway

Posted: Apr 30 in Getting Active, Lifestyle by

Do you hate working out? Do you recognize that staying fit is crucial to health and wellness, but dislike exercise so much that you almost never work out? If so, you aren’t alone. Getting and staying fit is a mighty struggle for many of us. Luckily, all is not lost. Check out the following five practical exercise tips for people who hate working out. [Read more]

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